Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego, CA, January 69, 2008 (Sunday  Wednesday)
Meeting #1035
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMS Special Session on Structure, Geometry, and Symbolic Computation of Algebraic Groups and Symmetric Spaces

Monday January 7, 2008, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Structure, Geometry, and Symbolic Computation of Algebraic Groups and Symmetric Spaces, I
Organizers:
Jennifer R. Daniel, Lamar University jennifer.daniel@lamar.edu
Aloysius G. Helminck, North Carolina State University

8:00 a.m.
Making the Lie correspondence effective for algebraic groups in characteristic 0.
Willem A. de Graaf*, University of Trento
(103520288)

8:30 a.m.
A new approach to computing generators for the centralizer of $K$ in the universal enveloping algebra of $\mathfrak g$.
Steven Glenn Jackson, University of Massachusetts Boston
Alfred G. No\"el*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(103522193)

9:00 a.m.
Computational Problems Concerning KacMoody Algebras and Groups.
William Casselman*, University of British Columbia
(1035201035)

9:30 a.m.
Some invariant theoretic computations related to quantum computing.
Nolan R Wallach*, University of California, San Diego
(1035221409)

10:00 a.m.
Spin Flips and KAK Decompositions.
Stephen S. Bullock*, IDA Center for Computing Sciences
(103581624)

10:30 a.m.
Compact symmetric spaces, triangular factorization, and Cayley coordinates.
Derek Habermas*, SUNY Potsdam
(1035221374)

11:00 a.m.
Combinatorics of Blattner's formula.
Jeb F. Willenbring*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Gregg J. Zuckerman, Yale University
(103522240)

11:30 a.m.
Tau signatures, cells and nilpotent orbits.
B. Binegar*, Oklahoma State University
(1035221764)

Monday January 7, 2008, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Structure, Geometry, and Symbolic Computation of Algebraic Groups and Symmetric Spaces, II
Organizers:
Jennifer R. Daniel, Lamar University jennifer.daniel@lamar.edu
Aloysius G. Helminck, North Carolina State University

1:00 p.m.
Computation of gradient flows in flag manifolds.
Ralph Bremigan*, Ball State University
(103522867)

1:30 p.m.
On the omegaregular unitary dual of the Metaplectic group.
A. Pantano, University of California, Irvine
A. Paul, Western Michigan University
S. A. SalamancaRiba*, New Mexico State University
(1035221437)

2:00 p.m.
Signed KazhdanLusztig polynomials and the Unitary Dual Problem.
Wai Ling Yee*, University of Windsor
(103522894)

2:30 p.m.
The Combinatorics of Involutions and Twisted Involutions in Weyl groups.
Ruth Haas*, Smith College
(1035051311)

3:00 p.m.
On the classification of orbits of minimal parabolic $k$subgroups acting on symmetric $k$varieties of $\rm{SL}(n,k)$.
Stacy L. Beun*, North Carolina State University
Aloysius G. Helminck, North Carolina State University
(103522435)

3:30 p.m.
Representations associated with $\mathfrak{p}$adic symmetric spaces.
Gerardus Franciscus Helminck*, University of Twente
Aloysius Gerardus Helminck, NCSU Raleigh NC
(1035431427)

Tuesday January 8, 2008, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Structure, Geometry, and Symbolic Computation of Algebraic Groups and Symmetric Spaces, III
Organizers:
Jennifer R. Daniel, Lamar University jennifer.daniel@lamar.edu
Aloysius G. Helminck, North Carolina State University

8:00 a.m.
Modules of covariants in modular invariant theory.
Abraham Broer, Universit\'{e} de Montr\'{e}al
Jianjun Chuai*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(103513483)

8:30 a.m.
A Proof of The First Main Theorem for the Two Dimensional Modular Representation of $C_p$.
H. E. A. Eddy Campbell*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
R. James Shank, University of Kent at Canterbury
David L. Wehlau, Royal Military College and Queen's University
(103513562)

9:00 a.m.
A Proof of The First Main Theorem for the Two Dimensional Modular Representation of $C_p$.
Eddy Campbell, Memorial University of Newfoundland
R. J. Shank, University of Canterbury at Kent
David L. Wehlau*, Royal Military College of Canada
(103520498)

9:30 a.m.
Separating Invariants.
Emilie Dufresne*, Queen's University
(103513588)

10:00 a.m.
A Step Towards the Determination of the Unitary Dual.
Alessandra Pantano*, University of California, Irvine
(1035201276)

10:30 a.m.
Quotients of finite and affine Weyl groups by maximal parabolic subgroups and applications.
Markus Hunziker*, Baylor University
W. Andrew Pruett, Baylor University
(1035221465)
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